Drowning scare at Millicent Swimming Lake

TRAGEDY AVERTED: Visitors to the Millicent Swimming Lake screen a rescue operation to save the life of a female bather from public view. The woman in her 30s lost consciousness in the lake just after 4pm on Tuesday and was taken to hospital, where she was stabilised.

A WOMAN was saved from drowning in the Millicent Swimming Lake on Tuesday afternoon due to the prompt actions of an off-duty police officer, another bystander and various members of the medical and emergency services.

The South East woman aged in her 30s had lost consciousness in the lake just after 4pm and was taken to the western shore by the officer and bystander.

They performed CPR while waiting on emergency services.

Millicent’s SA Ambulance Service, police and Country Fire Service volunteer firefighters


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